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Finding Aids

Finding Aids and Study Guides

The Reading Room team frequently develop finding aids, to help Readers get the best from our collections. All Finding Aids can be downloaded below.

Journals and Periodicals (from 2019)

Study Guides

We have a small collection os Study Guides which can be downloaded below. These are small reading lists compiled by someone either working or in residence here at Gladstone's, and are designed to help you make the best of your time with the collections. 

If you have any questions about the guides or any suggestions for future areas please email 

To download a Study Guide simply click the link and the PDF will download and open. Save it to your device in the usual way.

To download a Study Guide to your Kindle: Send the file to your (the 'free' part stops the PDF being delivered over 3G which incurs charges).

In order for this to work, you must have approved the sending of email to your Kindle. See here for Amazon's guide on how to do this.

Course Guides

Film and Theology (April 2013)

Archbishop Barry Morgan - Strangely Orthodox: R. S. Thomas (March 2013)

Writer in Residence Guides

Richard Beard - Creative Writing: How to Get Started (February 2013)

Richard Beard - Theology as Fiction (February 2013)

Sarah Perry - An Introduction to the Gothic novel (January 2013)

Graduate Work Experience & Work Experience Guides

Simon Rowland - Words and Music (July 2014)

Deri Jones-Downes - Music Pyschology (July 2014)

Lauren Holmes - Romantic Conversations: William Wordsworth (July 2014)

Leigh Hunt - Romantic Conversations: The Cockney School of Poetry

Kate Atkinson - Germany (WJEC syllabus)

Kate Atkinson - Tudor England (WJEC syllabus)

Food for Thought

Food for thought

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